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Big 10 Football - Week 8 of 13

Penn St. Nittany Lions Playoff Picture

Are the Penn St. Nittany Lions going to play in the Conference Championship game? The Penn St. playoff picture table presents the probabilities that the Nittany Lions will win the division and play in the Conference Championship game. All future unplayed conference games are assumed won/lost with a probability based upon relative team strengths.

Eastern Division Playoff Standings
Record Rcrd Divisional Winner No Playoffs
Team W L 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Ohio St. 4 0 49% 29% 16% 6% 1% <1% <1%
Michigan 4 0 36% 36% 17% 8% 3% <1% <1%
Michigan St. 2 1 11% 19% 28% 25% 13% 3% 1%
Maryland 2 1 3% 10% 21% 21% 23% 21% <1%
Penn St. 1 2 <1% 5% 12% 22% 29% 26% 7%
Indiana 1 3 <1% 1% 7% 18% 30% 42% 3%
Rutgers 0 4 <1% <1% <1% <1% 2% 8% 90%
 
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this playoff spot
  • X means the team cannot win this playoff spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - green number indicates the team controls its destiny for this spot
  • 50% - probability the team will win this playoff spot - red number indicates the team does not control its destiny for this spot
  • Table Sorting Method

Nittany Lions Conference Schedule
Current Week 8
Week Wk Opponent Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
4 Illinois 
(3‑3)
63‑24 Away Fri Sep 21, 9:00 pm
5 Ohio St. 
(7‑0)
26‑27 Home Sat Sep 29, 7:30 pm
7 Michigan St. 
(4‑2)
17‑21 Home Sat Oct 13, 3:30 pm
8 Indiana 
(4‑3)
  Away Sat Oct 20, 3:30 pm
9 Iowa 
(5‑1)
  Home Sat Oct 27, 12:00 am
10 Michigan 
(6‑1)
  Away Sat Nov 3, 12:00 am
11 Wisconsin 
(4‑2)
  Home Sat Nov 10, 12:00 am
12 Rutgers 
(1‑6)
  Away Sat Nov 17, 12:00 am
13 Maryland 
(4‑2)
  Home Sat Nov 24, 12:00 am


Nittany Lions Nonconference Schedule
Week Wk Opponent Conference Score Home / Away Date / Time (ET)
1 Appalachian St.App. St. 
(4‑1)
Sunbelt Sunbelt 45‑38 (OT) Home Sat Sep 1, 3:30 pm
2 Pittsburgh 
(3‑4)
ACC ACC 51‑6 Away Sat Sep 8, 8:00 pm
3 Kent State 
(1‑6)
MAC MAC 63‑10 Home Sat Sep 15, 12:00 pm